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FRANCINE THE BURROWING FROG OF THE HOT DESERT - ANIMAL ODDITY PART 1

FRANCINE THE BURROWING FROG OF THE HOT DESERT - ANIMAL ODDITY PART 1

Students are usually interested in the unusual, the different or the odd. Here's an example of 3 -probably 4 - animals of the desert who in terms of their basic biology don't seem to be suited to the hot desert environment. This first unit about a burrowing frog shows how this variety of frog - a water-loving animal can sustain itself in basically a water-deficient environment. This can be used as a standalone unit in Primary or lower Secondary classes. For some Primary students the vocabulary and concepts may be a little difficult. If that's the case you can just screen the material and discuss Francine's story. At a more detailed level this unit is about adaptation and species sustainability. You may wish to include it in your destination studies; arid lands studies or location studies or you may just be looking for something ready made for your students. The debate at the end is designed to check student level of understanding. The attachments are included so that you can provide copies - either in black and white or colour. Find out how Francine copes in two environments - the underground micro-environment and the above ground macro-environment. This is part 1 of the series on animal oddities.
KPolkinghorne
Budgies Animals Wordsearch Birds Nature Wildlife Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Budgies Animals Wordsearch Birds Nature Wildlife Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Budgies'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Rat Animals Wordsearch Nature Wildlife Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Rat Animals Wordsearch Nature Wildlife Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Rats'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Cunning Tortoise-Spanish

Cunning Tortoise-Spanish

In African mythology/ fables the Tortoise is endowed with wit and cunning. The Tortoise with the use of this wit and ingenuity outwits rivals - be they animals or humans. The Tortoise however demonstrates in fable after fable that cunning when combined with greed only leads to humiliation and self ridicule. The fable has been published in English and Spanish (Two crucial universal languages) and can be used to celebrate Black History month and further advance young people’s knowledge of the Spanish Language in a way that is engaging, enjoyable and Interesting.
deltamariabooks
Cunning Tortoise-French

Cunning Tortoise-French

In African mythology/fables the Tortoise is endowed with wit and cunning. The Tortoise with the use of this wit and ingenuity outwits rivals - be they animals or humans. The Tortoise however demonstrates in fable after fable that cunning when combined with greed only leads to humiliation and self ridicule. The fable has been published in English and French (Two crucial universal languages) and can be used to celebrate Black History month and further advance young people’s knowledge of the French Language in a way that is engaging, enjoyable and Interesting.
deltamariabooks
Argumentative Essay Topics and Activity

Argumentative Essay Topics and Activity

This customizable template is adaptable for secondary students. This is a great way to get your students to write original content in class,and monitor their writing before taking it home to type and format in MLA style. These are some topics I have used successfully and this instructional handout is a great reminder tool. Customizable outline.
misscaracciolo
Year 1/2 Dance planning (Jungle animal theme)

Year 1/2 Dance planning (Jungle animal theme)

Included in this pack is a 4 week lesson plan which is broken into separate lessons, resulting in groups of children to create a dance to the jungle theme music. Each lesson includes objectives, teaching and assessment points. Warm up song 'Walking in the Jungle' (This brilliant clip was found from the link below) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GoSq-yZcJ-4 Main jungle theme song (included in the pack), created by me (features animal jungle sounds) is to be used for the main dance. This dance topic is suitable for children from Early Years to Year 3. I have taught it with several year groups and they have thoroughly enjoyed it! It's great fun filming the finished dances and allowing the children to watch them back and give peer feedback. Please leave feedback if you purchase and use this resource. Thank you :)
rach-831
Tortoise and the Sardines

Tortoise and the Sardines

The story of the Tortoise and the Sardines is an African fable as well as a cautionary tale about the dangers of taking strangers at face-value. This enchanting fable is ideal for celebrating black history month, furthermore; the fable has been published in English, French and Spanish (the three crucial universal languages). The Book can therefore be used to advance young people’s knowledge of key stage 2 and 3 knowledge of French and Spanish in a way that is colourful, engaging and enjoyable.
deltamariabooks
Photo Resource Pack Bundle

Photo Resource Pack Bundle

These Photo Resource Packs can be used as great starting points. Use the high quality photos as stunning displays or use the PowerPoint presentations to stimulate conversation and introduce children to new vocabulary. Whatever way you use them, this Photo Pack Bundle will be a valuable resource for you Each Photo Pack includes: 1 PowerPoint presentation with 41 slides 1 PDF file with 40 A4 high-resolution images for printing for display 1 PDF file with 40 postcard size images for printing and group work, 4 images per page Included in the bundle are: *Birds Photo Resource Pack *Castles Photo Resource Pack *Construction Photo Resource Pack *Polar Regions Photo Resource Pack *Rainforest Photo Resource Pack *Seasons Photo Resource Pack *Space Photo Resource Pack *Under the Sea Photo Resource Pack Copyright: All photos are copyright free images. All contents are released under Creative Commons CC0. Comments or questions: If you have any questions or comments about this pack or about other resources you’d like me to make available, then please email me at mirandacampbell@live.com. I’d really love to hear from you.
MissPepperPot
Bird Photo Resource Pack

Bird Photo Resource Pack

This Bird Photo Resource Pack can be used as a great starting point for a topic about Birds. Use the 40 high quality photos as a stunning display or use the Bird PowerPoint presentation to stimulate conversation and introduce children to new vocabulary. Whatever way you use it, this Bird Photo Pack will prove a valuable tool for you. Photo Pack includes: 1 PowerPoint presentation with 40 slides 1 PDF file with 40 A4 high-resolution images for printing for display 1 PDF file with 40 postcard size images for printing and group work, 4 images per page Software: To view and print the PDF files you’ll need to use Adobe Reader on a computer. Download Adobe Reader for free at http://get.adobe.com/reader/ The PowerPoint file is fully editable so that you can tailor it for use in your classroom. Printing: You can print your files at school, home or at a print shop. For best results use bright white cardstock, set your printer to “high quality” and choose “plain paper”. To make the items more durable consider laminating each picture to make a handy resource or quick display. Copyright: All photos are copyright free images. All contents are released under Creative Commons CC0. Comments or questions: If you have any questions or comments about this pack or about other resources you’d like me to make available, then please email me at mirandacampbell@live.com. I’d really love to hear from you.
MissPepperPot
Ecosystems and Biomes

Ecosystems and Biomes

Let’s learn about Ecosystems and Biomes! This worksheet includes 26 pages with a wide variety of activities and exercises about ecosystems, the food chain, and the different types of biomes. Word searches, Cross words, puzzles and other kinds of activities are included to make it a fun and interesting class. The answers and an answer sheet are included. Overview: Page 1-2: Introduction to Ecosystems Page 3-4: The Food Chain Page 5-6: Scales of Ecosystems Page 7-8: Tundra Page 9-10: Taiga Page 11-12: Temperate Forest Page 13-14: Rainforest Page 15-16: Grassland Page 17-18: Savanna Page 19-20: Desert Page 21-22: Marine Page 23-24: Freshwater Page 25-26: Reflection EXTRA: Compact version of the unit Keywords: Ecosystem, biome, ecotone, biosphere, biotic, herbivores, carnivores, trees, earth, nature, animals, plants, species, food chain, oceans, tundra, taiga, temperate forest, rainforest, grassland, savanna, desert, marine, freshwater
willemmacau
Shadow Game with Black Cat

Shadow Game with Black Cat

This is Halloween holiday themed visual logic puzzle or picture riddle with black cat, spider, falling leaves. Directions: Find the picture that has no shadow. Answer included. Files: one high quality graphic JPEG file for crisp and clear printing or displaying. Note: if needed, PNG graphic and vector SVG, EPS8 or CDR files are available, too, on special request. Keywords: halloween, shadow, game, puzzle, black, cat, cats, spider, leaves, visual, themed, logic, find, match, puzzles, pumpkins, autumn, fall, holiday, shape, shapes, shadows, silhouette, contour, games, fun, leisure, spot, quiz, riddle, activity, illustration.
ratselmeister